4½ Piastres - George V


Issuer Cyprus
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1921
Value 4½ Piastres = ½ Shilling = 1⁄40 Pound
Currency Pound (1879-1955)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 2.8276 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 9839
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 15
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.


Portrait of George V and his titles

Script: Latin

B. M.

Engraver: Edgar Bertram Mackennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".


King coat of arms

Script: Latin

19 21




Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)

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1921  600 000 $ 3.74 $ 9.16 $ 9.16 $ 9.16

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Picture 1 of a sold 4½ Piastres - George VPicture 1 of a sold 4½ Piastres - George VPicture 1 of a sold 4½ Piastres - George VPicture 1 of a sold 4½ Piastres - George V
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Lot 63204
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